RHEL 7 : kernel (RHSA-2020:3804)

Low Nessus Plugin ID 140745

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VPR Score: 4.4

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing a security update.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 7 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the RHSA-2020:3804 advisory.

- kernel: fuse-backed file mmap-ed onto process cmdline arguments causes denial of service (CVE-2018-1120)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected packages.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/122.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2018-1120

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:3804

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1575472

Plugin Details

Severity: Low

ID: 140745

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-3804.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2020/09/23

Updated: 2020/10/22

Dependencies: 122878, 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Low

VPR Score: 4.4

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-1120

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 3.5

Temporal Score: 2.7

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:S/C:N/I:N/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:L/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:7.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:7.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_aus:7.4::server, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:7.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_e4s:7.4::server, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:7.4, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_tus:7.4::server, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-abi-whitelists, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-bootwrapper, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-debug-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-tools, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-tools-libs, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:kernel-tools-libs-devel, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:perf, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:python-perf

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list, Host/cpu

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2020/09/22

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/05/17

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-1120

BID: 104229

RHSA: 2020:3804

CWE: 122